Revision and Reaction
On Monday, May 14th, Governor Jerry Brown announced his revised budget proposal. California's budget deficit now stands at just under $16 billion. We have a series of reports on the revised budget and reaction to it.
Capital Public Radio News Reports
(NPR) Governor Jerry Brown says the state's budget deficit is now $16 billion. That's almost double the figure he gave in January. Brown is attempting to force voters to choose between higher taxes and deeper spending cuts.
The Governor's revised budget shows a half billion dollars in new spending reductions to health providers and home care.
California Democratic lawmakers call Governor Jerry Brown’s new budget proposal difficult …while Republicans call it uglier than expected.
Almost no part of California government is spared in Governor Jerry Brown’s latest budget proposal. Brown is calling for $8 billion in cuts right away – and $6 billion more if voters reject his tax measure.
Governor Brown’s proposed budget maintains most environmental programs intact. But he’s calling for cuts to park and wildlife programs if voters reject his tax measure.
California Governor Jerry Brown is proposing a state budget that includes $8 billion in immediate cuts – and $6 billion more if voters reject his tax initiative this fall.
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